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Genus: Turneria   Forel, 1895 

Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Extant: 8 valid species

Turneria Forel, 1895g PDF: 419. Type-species: Turneria bidentata, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Turneria in Dolichoderidae: Ashmead, 1905c PDF: 384.
Turneria in Dolichoderinae, Tapinomini: Emery, 1913a PDF: 21; Forel, 1917 PDF: 248; Wheeler, 1922: 689; all subsequent authors.
Genus Turneria references
Emery, 1913a PDF: 21 (diagnosis, catalogue); Mann, 1919 PDF: 362 (all species key); Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 196 (Asia checklist); Taylor & Brown, 1985: 107 (Australia catalogue); Taylor, 1987a PDF: 80 (Australia checklist); Shattuck, 1990 PDF: 101 (diagnosis, all species revision, key); Shattuck, 1992c PDF: 161 (diagnosis, review of genus); Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 169 (catalogue); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1053 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 422 (catalogue); Shattuck, 1999: 84 (Australia synopsis); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 125 (brief male diagnosis)

Taxon Page Images:



Turneria bidentata nest in a mangrove twig. Cape Tribulation, Queensland, Australia.
Image © Alex Wild.

Distribution:

   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)   Genus is native to: Australasia bioregion (based on species list records).

Australasia Region: Australia, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu


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